Katie O'Malley is an illustrator, comic artist and painter who is interested in making picture and chapter books. She grew up in St. James, MO and currently lives in Fenton, MO with her husband, daughter, and three endlessly entertaining kitties. She has a BFA in Illustration from the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg. She has worked as an artist, muralist, and sign maker for many years. Her work is colorful with strong linework and a splash of humor. She enjoys experimenting with new ideas, mediums, and techniques.